US theatrical and UK streaming

The Gig is Up is now available for pre-order on Apple TV & iTunes ahead of our upcoming theatrical release in the US on October 9th. You can also now stream The Gig is Up in the UK on Dogwoof On Demand. Read about the release and watch the US trailer on Deadline:

DOXA Opening Night Q&A

DOXA is proud to kick off its 20th anniversary festival with The Gig is Up, directed by Shannon Walsh. The Gig is Up takes a close look at gig labour, a growing phenomenon and employment path that promises flexible hours, independence and open recruitment to workers around the world. From delivering food, to transporting passengers, to tagging … Continue reading DOXA Opening Night Q&A

“The Gig is Up” begins the festival tour

“THE GIG IS UP” is set to begin it’s festival tour! The world premiere  will take place at CPH:DOX in competition in Copenhagen  April 21-May 2 2021. The North America premiere at Hot Docs International Film Festival April 29-May  The film will also open Vancouver’s DOXA International Film Festival, May 6-16. If you are in Canada, you can get tickets … Continue reading “The Gig is Up” begins the festival tour

World Premiere and North American Premiere announced

The Gig is Up will have its World Premiere at CPH:DOX, and its North American premiere at Hot Docs! Thanks to our team and partners @Telefilm_Canada @cbcdocs @CMF_FMC @POINTDUJOURProd @ARTEfr @Dogwoof @post_moderne @premiumsound @DavidChalmin Shout out to the amazing folks who shared their stories & ideas: Al Hareth Ali Aloudi, Jason Edwards, Annette Moreno, Leila … Continue reading World Premiere and North American Premiere announced


The site is up and the film is picture locked! We are so excited to share this doc with you, coming very soon! We are very grateful to our partners: Telefilm Theatrical Documentary Fund Rogers Group of Funds ARTE France CBC Documentary Channel

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